An LAPD Sgt. told ESPN that Clarke was a solo occupant in a vehicle that ran a red light going "at a very high rate of speed" in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles on Thursday.
NBA Draft Prospect Killed in a Car Accident
Basketball player Terrence Clarke died following a car accident in the Los Angeles area on Thursday, his agent confirmed to multiple outlets. Clarke was 19 years old. He left the University of Kentucky after his freshman season and had recently declared for the NBA Draft. Teammates, coaches, and athletes across sports mourned the tragedy.